A Stacked Deck

Posted on June 17, 2021 in THR Blog
Image: Via Wikimedia Commons

What makes someone a likely Substack star is an ability to cultivate one-way, parasocial relationships with readers.

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More than a Matter of Taste

Posted on June 2, 2021 in THR Blog
Image: Veduta interna della Basilica di S. Pietro in Vaticano, Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720–1778), National Gallery of Art, Washington.

Henry James’s fiction shows how aesthetic misjudgments can be connected to moral vice.

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Lawn Care

Posted on May 27, 2021 in THR Blog
Image: Serg Salivon/Shutterstock.

If you get out in your yard with a push mower, everyone who passes wants to talk with you about it.

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